Greater Cleveland Partnership members are invited to a Morning Conversation with Jeffrey Johnson, chief of the Minority Business Development Division of the Development Services Agency.

The division supports the growth and sustainability of Ohio minority businesses by providing technical assistance, access to capital and bonding, and connection to business opportunities through the Minority Business Assistance Centers.

Johnson was named division director in 2015. He is responsible for leading the state’s efforts to help develop and grow minority-owned businesses in Ohio. He works closely with the Ohio Minority Business Advisory Council and seven Minority Business Assistance Centers around the state to support the agency’s efforts.

Previously, Johnson was vice president, government and nonprofit lending at JP Morgan & Chase, where he provided expertise on bonds, loans and tax credits. He has more than 20 years’ experience in business banking along with 15 years’ experience working with government municipalities and community organizations.

Johnson is also active in his community, where he has served as a board member of the New Albany Joint Park District, New Albany Plain Local School District and the Columbus Urban League.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and a master’s of business administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business

September
27
Sep 27, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

ProMedica Innovations Summit

Presented by: ProMedica
Details
September
28
Sep 28, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Marketing Plan 101

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
Details
September
28
Sep 28, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Stepping Up In The Glass City: September Small Business Pitch Competition

Presented by: JumpStart
Details
September
29
Sep 29, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Caffeinated Ideas

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
Details
October
06
Oct 6, 2022 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Youngstown Business Incubator: Shark Tank

Presented by: Youngstown Business Incubator
Details
October
11
Oct 11, 2022 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

1st & Tech: Startup Networking Mixer

Presented by: JumpStart
Details
October
13
Oct 13, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Ask the Legal Expert: Laws about Trade Secrets

Presented by: Braintree
Details
October
19
Oct 19, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Marketing “Must-Do’s”

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
Details
November
10
Nov 10, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am EST

Innovation Fund Info Session

Presented by: Innovation Fund
Details
November
10
Nov 10, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Website 101

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
Details
November
17
Nov 17, 2022 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Caffeinated Ideas

Presented by: Braintree Business Development Center
Details
Filter by Month/Year
  • All Upcoming Events
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022
Filter by Category
  • All Categories
  • Webinars
  • Tech Startup Events
  • Small Business Events
  • Investor Events
  • JumpStart Events
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Events
  • Northwest Ohio Regional Events